The family arrived in Bohol and we are kicking it off in Panglao! What's on the list of over the next couple of days? Tiny Tarsiers and the Chocolate Hills of Bohol. Okay, throw in plenty of beach time as well.
Motorbike around beautiful Bohol and experience the Tarsiers, the Manmade forest and The Chocolate Hills! First part of a series of vlogs cheap travel around the Philippines. Enjoy!
Philippine Tarsier is the smallest primate not only the Philippines, but in the world! These cute little primates are introverts and loves being in a quiet and serene place. So if you happen to visit them, try to keep the volume a little lower (especially when you meet the first tarsier) hahah! it's really exciting. They do get stressed out so try to keep it in a more quiet zone.
Tarsiers are so tiny! they're literally the size of your hand or smaller depending on how big your hands are lol! Although it's tempting to pet these lovely creatures, it's best to keep your hands to yourself.
With its teeny body and massive eyes, it's easy to adore the Philippine tarsier. But the world's second-smallest primate is threatened by extinction.
It's also the second-smallest, weighing just three to five ounces and measuring up to six inches long.
Just how tiny is that? About the size of an adult palm.
Native to the southeastern Philippines, the 45-million-year-old species faces a triple threat to its existence: low birth rates, exploitative tourism and habitat destruction from logging and mining.
According to the International Primate Protection League, there are between 5,00 ...
Took a jungle river cruise, visited Chocolate Hills, saw Tarsiers, Whale Sharks, Jackfish, went on a zipline and stayed at Alona Beach.
Tarsiers of Bohol, Philippines stand approx 4" tall, they look like tiny monkeys with big eyes, are close to extinction unless efforts to conserve their natural habitat is funded by acquiring more land for their conservation.